Wednesday 25 October 2023
PTI expects strong rebound to take place in memory sector in 2H24
A strong rebound will likely take place in the memory industry in the second half of 2024, according to DK Tsai, chairman for backend house Powertech Technology (PTI).
Thursday 12 October 2023
OSATs to see AI chip demand fuel growth in 2024
Although major Taiwan-based OSATs experienced a decline in total revenue for 2023 through September, market sources state that they are gearing up for an anticipated rise in demand...
Wednesday 13 September 2023
IC backend houses to see demand recovery in 2024
Taiwan-based IC backend houses have witnessed an improvement in their sales performance during the third quarter. However, it is anticipated that a significant rebound in demand may...
Friday 4 August 2023
Memory backend houses see influx of short lead-time orders
Memory backend specialists including Powertech Technology (PTI), ChipMOS Technologies and Orient Semiconductor Electronics (OSE) have received an influx of short lead-time orders...
Wednesday 26 July 2023
AI applications to benefit memory industry, says PTI chairman
The proliferation of AI applications is indeed an emerging and beneficial trend for the packaging of high bandwidth memory (HBM) products, but the contributions brought by AI "won't...
Wednesday 12 July 2023
Short lead-time orders to buoy ASEH 3Q23 revenue
ASE Technology Holding (ASEH) is expected to post another sequential revenue increase in the third quarter of 2023, bolstered by a continuous pull-in of short lead-time orders, according...
Wednesday 5 July 2023
Kingston global strategy adjustment may be behind PTI move to sell Chinese assets
Memory module manufacturer Kingston Technology is believed to have initiated a plan to reduce its investments in China, which may explain why backend firm Powertech Technology (PTI)...
Wednesday 28 June 2023
PTI to sell 70% stake in Suzhou plant
Memory backend specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) has announced that it will sell a 70% stake in its Suzhou, China plant to Chinese memory module maker Longsys Electronics.
Tuesday 13 June 2023
Taiwan OSATs see slight recovery in capacity utilization
Taiwanese OSATs such as ASE Technology, Powertech Technology (PTI), and King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) have experienced modest increases in capacity utilization, with their second-...
Thursday 11 May 2023
Most Taiwan OSATs see sales decline in April
Many Taiwan-based OSATs, including ASE Technology Holding (ASEH), have reported declines for April sales, but Powertech Technology (PTI) and Ardentec saw some positive results in...
Wednesday 26 April 2023
OSATs continue to cut prices to maintain utilization rates
Leading Taiwan-based OSATs including Powertech Technology (PTI) and ASE Group are reducing prices amid ongoing cost pressures, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 26 April 2023
PTI optimistic about reduced output by memory vendors
Reduced output by Samsung Electronics and other memory chipmakers will gradually contribute to the industry supply-demand balance later this year, according to DK Tsai, chairman for...
Wednesday 26 April 2023
Backend demand for 8-bit MCUs to stay weak through year-end
Backend demand for 8-bit microcontroller units (MCU) will stay weak through the end of the year, while demand for 32-bit MCUs, as well as industrial and automotive MCUs, will remain...
Friday 17 March 2023
Taiwan OSATs consider Mexico as regional operations base to help partners expand in US
Taiwan-based OSATs, many of which are involved with TSMC and other chipmakers, are considering Mexico as their regional base of operations to assist partners looking to expand into...
Wednesday 8 February 2023
IC backend houses brace for poor 1Q23
As a result of continuing inventory adjustments at clients, IC backend firms such as King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics are bracing for poor sales results for...
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